Golden West Books

Golden West Books is a privately owned American publishing company specializing in American Railroads. Donald Duke founded the company in 1960, and wrote some of its titles. Its headquarters are in San Marino, California. The company's titles cover steam locomotives, diesel locomotives, logging railroads, mining railways, funiculars, the caboose, electric interurbans, Inter-city rail and histories of the Santa Fe Railroad. Model railroad-oriented hobby retail shops sell some of Golden West's books.[3]

Golden West Books
GenreAmerican Railroads
FoundedSan Marino, California, U.S. (1960 (1960))
FounderDonald Duke
Key people
Ralph Melching - Manager
Revenue$4.40 M Sales, Estimate
Number of employees
WebsiteGolden West Books website
Footnotes / references


  1. ^ Business & Company Resource Center. "Golden West Books
    Document Number DC609928"
    (Fee via Fairfax County Public Library). The Gale Group. Retrieved 2009-04-01. SIC Codes - 2731 - Book Publishing & Printing - NAICS Codes -511130 - Book Publishers
  2. ^ Goliath Business Knowledge on Demand. "Golden West Books - San Marino, CA - Company Profile, Research, News, Information, Contacts". The Gale Group. Archived from the original (fee) on 2009-09-24. Retrieved 2009-04-01. Golden West Books, Private Company, Headquarters Location, PO Box 80250, San Marino, CA 91118-8250, United States Primary SIC: Book Publishing & Printing, Primary NAICS: Book Publishers Description: Book Publishing
  3. ^ "Golden West Books". Wm. K. Walthers, Inc. Archived from the original on 2009-04-27. Retrieved 2009-04-01. Golden West Books, located in San Marino, California, was founded in 1960 by Donald Duke. Golden West Books covers almost every phase of American railroading including: steam, locos, diesels, logging and mining, interurban and histories of ATSF and the caboose.

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